Local News

Sockeye fishery opens, salmon limits raised in Okanogan and Similkameen rivers


Jul 15, 2016
  Actions: Opens sockeye salmon to retention and raises total salmon limit. Species affected:  Sockeye and chinook salmon…





Afternoon Fire Update


Jul 18, 2014
Level 3 Evacuations are now in effect for B&O Road in Malott. ***Red Cross Shelters for evacuees include: ? Omak…

HWY 97 Closed Due to Fire


Jul 17, 2014
Highway 97 has been closed from MP 257 to Pateros due to fire activity. The Sheriff's Office says the fire is very close to the…

Road Closure Update From Public Works


Jul 17, 2014
Currently Public Works has all or part of the following roads closed due to the fires in the Methow:   Stokes Road Gold Creek…

Campfires Banned in Okanogan-Wenatchee NF


Jul 17, 2014
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire hazard, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning in…

Additional Evacuations Ordered


Jul 17, 2014
Fire officials have just closed Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill. Indian Dan Canyon and Paradise Hill are now on Level three…